Elijah’s Promise Soup Kitchen is helping thousands of people through the pandemic

Chef Curtis used to cook for about 10,000 people a month before the pandemic. Now the number has nearly tripled

The pandemic made clear all the challenges the state faces in tackling food insecurity. And the growing importance of helping those in need where they live. For more than three decades, Elijah’s Promise has been working to break the cycle of poverty and alleviate hunger through its New Brunswick-based soup kitchen. Now rather than wait for people to come to them, Elijah’s Promise is hitting the road on wheels.

Support for “Hunger in NJ” has been provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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